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    November 2, 2012
    8:00 - 8:59pm PDT  

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mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. (male announer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >>pam: it tonight at 8:00 p.m. i certainly do not want to use these resources. >> diminished capacity cutting back on the border patrol and walnut creek. also if you were stuck in traffic in the east bay this is why. >> we're completely blocked by a semi >> of the 680 blog. >> and posters have a good news for proposition 34. >> this is the first time we've seen for repealing the
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death penalty. >> it is known for a out of control drunk rawl said. walnut creek will soon do away with the patrols in the downtown area. in fact they could be doing more jeff bush has more with what the could be more. jeff? the mother has been 89 arrests for fighting. a group of five officers has been to indicate to the downtown officers but they are going away soon to the patrol division let me show you a video. you can see on this you tube video 5-tanned men were fighting and a street fight. five-10 of these-men. these officers are going back to the patrol division soon because of staffing in
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>> this is a result of retirement, injuries, were transferring. we have had to pull from special assignments to cover patrol. patrol is a were primary focus and no. 1 focus. we have to pull for a special focus. our downtown policing team of the was created to do with specific problems were downtown the homeless and the bar crowds. we are pulling from those to help with that patrol. >> the police are hoping that it could be continued to be focused for the downtown problems. jeff bush, kron 4. >>pam: also, the mission district is dealing with
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problems. >> this police presence, with patrol units and motorcycles. >> this is nearly 90 arrests. of a pop one block radius. both u.s. and wells fargo have been vandalized. and several aggravated assaults and four different homicides in the past two weeks. >> there has been in several robberies and a theft related crimes. >> thousands of bart commuters take these on a daily basis and muni also has several. this i a hub for transit activity. >> is also a gain in real. >> the sergeant is saying that it is a-gang area. the gang task force is focusing more personnel in the area.
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people should take extra precaution while in the mission district. and hide your electronic devices. the look around. be aware of your surroundings and make sure that you are looking abroad so they are not watching you to snatch your electronics. >> police will not say how many more are on the streets but they will remain until the violence goes down. and san francisco, kron 4 news. >> traffic is flowing again tonight along interstate 680 near pleasanton. that was a huge problem earlier. felicianshows us the aftermath. >> this is the aftermath, a successor was on the lockdown. the c h p saying that the driver was originally traveling northbound. and it drifted onto the shoulder before the driver lost control. >> the 50 year-old driver
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over corrected and cost this incident behind us crossing over the barrier but in the center. >> caused that incident. it was nearly packed up for at least five hours. and it was backed up for its least five hours some drivers did not want to wait and today backed out of the ramp. this truck was not the only damaged vehicles. >> there was not just one vehicle but it was a small sedan and surprising the, good for them it was just property damage. >> luckily there were no injuries in pleasanton, kron 4. >>pam: a jury will continue its deliberations on monday in the trial of a former san jose elementary school principal. he is accused of failing to report a teacher who was suspected of molesting children. the
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principal, rob fladeboe has the story. >> the jury of seven men and five women have been deliberating. this closely watched case is resulting from the arrest in january craig chandler. shown at his arraignment. he is charged with sexually molesting five girls at a school the former principal. lin vijayendran suspected not report to police. in closing arguments the prosecution handed the and written notes. the attorney for one victim has
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elementary school
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principal. he is accused of failing to report a teacher suspected of molesting his students. lin vijayendran was the principle of with the elementary. they started reporting disturbing behavior from a teacher. rob fladeboe has more. >> the molestation of five girls is the correct charge. the current principal, lin vijayendran is charged with a single misdemeanor for not reporting chandler to police. during closing arguments the prosecution ported to lin vijayendran the handwritten notes. based on the interview that the student was blindfolded and put something in her mouth. they took the witness stand at lin vijayendran she said that she accepted the teacher's story. it was all part of a leopard lesson plan he talked about helen keller. a-e lambert lesson plan -- but a reasonable person would have to beat crazy not to be suspicious of that " elaborate " lesson plan. they must think that they're crazy if they do not think that that is suspicious. she could spend six months in jail. been also, the warriors. with j. r. stone having the latest. >> the die-hard fans are having the lines for the ipad mini. this small is on the market, that is coming up, next.
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>>pam: decision 2012. with just four days until the
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election several initiatives on the california ballot may come down to undecided voters. tonight dan kerman looks at the latest poll on proposition 34. if it is passed it would repeal the death penalty. >> california's death row could soon shut its doors for good. a new field poll shows a majority of californians favor proposition 34 which would repeal the death penalty. 45 say they would vote yes. 38 percent oppose the measure and 70 percent remained undecided. that is a significant increase in support from the poll taken in the month of september. when yes voters grilled " no " voters 45-42%. director mark di camillo.. and a this
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is a particularly unique situation is moving the other way. there is more about the initiative. >> he says the reversal is because of changing attitudes of what the cost will state less money. the death penalty or life in prison without parole? >> now, the people have changed their minds thematically dramatically and they think it is more expensive to do the death penalty the way that it is being implemented right now with all of the appeals and the backlogs and housing. and extra confinement. >> 45% is still not enough to win if the easto it vote yes. ultimately, it is in the undecided voters. that is 17% and 5 percent of them must " yes " for this to pass.
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>> this latest poll is also funding support for proposition 32. that is designed to restrict payroll deductions for campaign contributions from unions and corporations. right now, 34 percent of voters say they would vote yes. but the two percent say yes, they would vote " no " and a 16% would remain undecided. >> why we find that the power of liberty union's is meant to address we're still having the questioning of power of large corporations. what they have done in this campaign is to raise the issue of exemptions of who might not be impacted by this. possibly large corporations in that could put fear in their minds. been pollsters say there has been more advertising on this initiative than any
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other. making it the most expensive measure of the campaign. >> americans and the blue state in california are most certainly going to vote for president obama. arizona, and north carolina are leaning crumbly. new mexico, news and minnesota are also talking and what is left? toss up states that are too close to call. nevada, colorado, wisconsin, ohio, virginia, new hampshire, and new hampshire and take a look in ohio. perhaps the most important state. mitt romney has 47 percent colorado's, mitt romney, 40 percent. just one percentage point lead over mitt romney the same in florida. in new hampshire, mccrory is 49%. and and the state of iowa,
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the state has a 6% relieved and that is mitt romney, 54 and the state of nevada, the president is where he is leading but it is certainly in the margin of error. certainly he is it within striking distance. grant lotus, kron 4. >> we will have extended live coverage on election night coming up next tuesday. it all starts at 8:00 you can also stay updated on our website kron 4 .com and facebook & ed twitter. >>jacqueline: and/or twitter -- >>jacqueline: we can see that cloud coverage to the north. we are just seeing the cloud coverage and temperatures in the '50s with the skies expected to clear leading to cooler conditions. fog is expected
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near the coast but as we are looking at it is possible going away from the coast it could be cooler. and warmer temperatures especially sunday. we will keep it warm for early next week but that cooling will possibly begin on tuesday. for the latter half of next week. temperatures? tomorrow, temperatures in the 50s. 60s. and everywhere mostly 60s and even some 70's in some areas. that warming trend will continue. and also the smell of bacon deductions as we take a look for the evening the temperatures are going to be--cooling. the evening- temperatures cooling. >>jacqueline: cooler conditions in the north bay. and 40's expected with 50s and san jose and 50s for the bayshore. 75 degrees in the
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los gatos and 40 in the valleys. for these locations, concord, antioch, livermore. and '60s and '70s for the coast. it is expected for most of the morning. if you are going up to the sierras? it is also going to be warmer. sunday, monday, but mid-60s with and the warming trend continuing of around the region. a look at your extended forecast with 80s, inland! as i mentioned earlier, it is going to cool down with the chance of showers by friday. >> so excited! i woke up early. i was scared to death that i was not going to make it for the ipad mini. >> this is the palo alto
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couple store. some of them parade the cold. that apple store in palo alto. this pocket-sized tablet is now taking to-three weeks to ship. gabe slate tech report has full details. >> these early high risers were standing out in the cold in the dark. why not purchase online what is so appealing that they had to get this now? >> i wanted it now. >> be able to take less space in my bag. and be able to read it on one hand and public transportation. i certainly do not need both but if i had to choose. level of mobility you want
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to have and i did think it is going to be a great thing for people who have mobile items corp. or women who have purses. >> i do not want something too large and this is going to be perfect. >> it is a lot lighter. and i needed it. >> these are great for traveling. 14 movies, 14 e- mail, and one for totally mobile. and 1-4 e-mail, and one-for a movie. and this was the scene. at 7:00 a.m.. it was set to open at 8:00 a.m.. the line was about 70 people in the. still, more than we thought. >> i thought that if i got here at 2:00 a.m. it would be okay. i was shocked! >> cameron was shocked he
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thought shore the line would be a round the clock. >> i woke up early. i got scared. i was amazed. the line was not as long as i thought it was going to be. 40 people they all got in and they all got their ipad mini. it is sold out and some applications but other stores still have that. based on the pre-orders selling out is for a possible that the ipad mini could come to resell up by the end of this weekend or soon after. if you really want this? it could totally sell out-gabe slate tech report >> coming up cal is playing football on a friday night. with the warriors' opener and alicea is ready to go and we're still talking about the parade coverage. >> the celebration of the
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world series in the parade, big, big, big discussions. >> of violence in the streets. later
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>>pam: and bay area news, san francisco authorities are investigating a deadly accident that brought new real service to a halt this morning. the inbound n - judah... train hit a man. he was walking in side of the muni tunnel. investigators say the man was about a 700 ft. inside the tunnel. the train hit him a round of 7:the 30 the train saw him but had no time to stop. it was closed for nearly three hours. the driver is on non driving status standard procedure we will be back.
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>>pam: 8:30 super storm sandy claims another victim of the world-famous new york city marathon why the city officials ditched the race at the last minute and we will show you how the bib gourmand.. list works..
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helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. >>pam: now to the latest of that deadly aftermath of super storm sandy. new york
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officials reversed themselves today canceling the city's marathon that was expected to attract 40,000 runners this weekend. this city is still struggling to recover from superstore sandy. at least 90 people are dead and 10 different states because of the storm. and nearly 4 million homes and businesses are without power. some sections of new york city, like saddam island, have seemed a little assistance. >> this is a disaster! >> we are going to die if we get killed. with the weather, we are going to die, we are going to freeze. >> this port boats hundreds of yards inland. homes were pushed in side of the inland areas. over half were the fatalities were here. two of the boys are riding in an suv. the owner of this home
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refused to let them and. >> get them out. there are no cameras here. >> the man was initially hostile and denied the woman's story. >> one controversy put to rest is mayor michael bloomberg cancelled new york city marathon. >> there are rows and rows of boxes of food for the marathon runners. >> the untouched resources into a public relations nightmare as desperate new yorkers turned to fire hydrants and dumpsters for the necessities of like. >> people have no food, no water. >>pam: one hopeful sign, most of manhattan may have its power back within 24 hours. con edison say the storm was worse than anyone expected. >> this was just off the
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charts and unfortunately we are where we are and unfortunate just like any other utilities up and down the east coast right now trying to recover and get everybody back as quick as we can. >> this is in long beach island, new jersey. you can see that this is a ghost town. people are still not allowed. how this is still not proceeded on the south's seaport. businesses severely damaged if not destroyed. you can see that they are not getting the gasoline that they need. this is in brooklyn. they need it for their generators and vehicles. this is in new jersey. this is similar and cars are not even allowed just people lining up with their gas cans. often there is a limit how much people can get the demand is so
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high in the supply is just not there to grant lotus, kron 4. >>pam: the estimated is $50 in demillion dollars-in damage and also, this is a google earth image of what before and what is after and here these boats are piled on top of each other. if we look to the north we can see this small house. and let us go to after the storm has passed. it is now small and shredded. this overhead look is in queens. this is before, and this is after. dozens of homes were burned.
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this is the same and this is after. this is in atlantic city and new jersey you can see the boardwalk running through the middle of the picture there. now, let's look at the same spot after the storm. the boardwalk has been utterly destroyed only the frame remains in debris is scattered all over the short. finally, this is an aerial view of mantolocking, new jersey before the storm and here it is after worked with floodwaters pouring through the neighborhood. in the newsroom, charles clifford, kron 4 news. >>jacqueline: let us take a look at that fog tonight it is expected to fall, later. it is expected to decrease but that rain is thing off to the north. and through overnight we will be left with clearer skies. temperatures in the 50s and 60s is a bit cooler through
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of vallejo. 53. 50s in half moon bay. we are going to see some chilly conditions overnight. and also in the 40's. but looking nice for the bay area with 70's. little or no fog expected on sunday. even warmer. and we take a look at that warming trend, coming up. >> we love to eat out but sometimes it can even be out a hole in your wallet but we have a solution. >> there is a great way for fine dining under $40 it is called bib gourmand.. fancy like san francisco cocarry >> if you have to pay a lot of money would not be able
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to come here every night. >> there are a total of 70 restaurants. they will serve you a couple of courses, and a glass of wine or a desert fort under $40. tax and tap not included these are really hot texan -- gratuity not included. at $under 40. the method. >> affordable, reasonable, good value. this is also very generous. there is a reason why it is hard to get in here and people come here so often. >> proof positive you can stretch your dining dollar more than any other city in the world. by favorite is a fresh greek salad, and a nice cote de rhone.. aldon smitgo to our website, kron 4
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.com. >> coming up dirty dirt. it might sound like an oxymoron. but that is exactly what is in west oakland coming up in my next edition of people behaving badly to read .
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>>pam: today's market update. with super storms sandy. let us take a look at the numbers. the nasdaq and the s&p 500 also down on this friday. the highly anticipated jobs report brought mixed news. and this is the unemployment rate to the amount of 7.9 percent last month. that is up 7.8% in the month of september.
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now, here is stanley roberts who found people behaving badly. >> that tons of dirt that was illegally dumped in west oakland may have to find a new home. more than 160 truckloads of dirt was shipped here to eight and a plane back in october the dirt cam from the union city whitening project. some people say that haiti is just a dirt what is the problem? according to this report it might not be just dirt. and october oakland city council candidate
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derrik muhammed was the first to bring this to kron 4 detention. why do you not have water on the dirt? the community is in healing of the dirt you don't know what is in that dirt! >> and although he had information that there were publicly problems with the dirt hit no clear-cut evidence but derrik mohamad kept searching. the week had an independent ended engineering firm test the sorrow and the king back as we suspected full of contaminants particularly high levels of motor oil the report dated october 3rd exceeded the recommended levels of chromium, nickel. the sorrel was not tested properly and was not accepted fill material for the city of oakland. i spoke to caltrans who owns the lot but leases it out to a
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private contractor. they say these findings differ from several cloth levels of previos investigations. and we will find out why. >> this term is only a few yards away from holmes and church and even though it is then covered residents i spoke with are outraged. city council member nancy nadel... is calling for immediate removal. >> we are putting in a call to the epa to weaken get a resolution. in west oakland, stanley roberts, kron 4 if you have a comment or story idea for stanley, you can email us at peoplebehavingbadly@kron4.co m >>jacqueline: looking tomorrow we are going to cease and chilly temperatures but livermore also in the south bay and portions of the north bay. we are going to see the 60s and even along the coast. notice the entire screen towards the north bay and delta of and the livermore valley. as we take a look at the morning lows. 43
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degrees in santa rosa. 43 in napa. and it will be 49 in san jose. with 50s for the rest of the bayshore. as for the afternoon the 70's expected 75 in los gatos. and also san jose. 70's for the inland valleys as well. and 75 degrees in livermore. 75 in antioch. a mixture of '60s and '70s. 68 degrees in oakland. and 60s in these locations with the fog impact in the morning commute to and hayward or union and city. along the coast 60s for the most part in the 60s in pacifica. and 60s and san francisco through the north bay a nice day through napa. and 56 degrees and sonoma. warmer weather for tomorrow. sunday, monday but on
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tuesday will start to see changes with fog returning to the coast. temperatures will continue to " wednesday, thursday, and a friday storm approaches possibly under stay. the chance of showers is mainly on friday. possibly- tuesday-- >> now we are ready to talk about cal football. you know that it is merely a game every night. jeff tedford....and chris harper. the a. are. tied at 7-7. right now, washington is leading 14-13. and you are
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going to see something good for come up. that is why they are all up. hauling it in for the score there are still a couple of minutes left. they are up to eight woeful 6 if they can pull it out? perhaps tedford could still keep his job. however an interesting story. also, bad news for the warriors already as brandon rush left the game what appeared to be a pretty ugly kneecap perjury.the opening-injury--on e kneecap. however, on halloween that the first night was pretty decent by
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the second hour of was sitting in the chair sink eakins is right over there. and also i wanted to know is going on in the workers and i was able to carry on a nice discussion the next day. i was able to watch the -- warriors. >> de give out entire candy bars? >> absolutely. and we just have them take huge grab bags. >> and if somebody does not recognize the a small candy bar and if somebody says that you are the 1 on channel 19. yes! [laughter] >> i cannot believe that. >> the raiders vs. tampa bay will be televised. and richard seymour is really a good really good player but
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he's also pays a lot of finds the latest is $15,750 for the " unnecessary late hit ". they could not make it 16,000. i do not know if he took it out of his left or his right pocket. . the mayor is all over the map. first, they said that the new york city marathon will take place and we are going to show that there yorkers are resilient. despite the tragedy that is around us. we are going to go through with this and later he said that it is cancelled. with the aftermath of hurricane sandy. 40,000 prisoners were expected to generate $340 million for the city 40,000 -- runners were expected--. >> the national hockey league has canceled its annual " winter classic " at
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the hockey stadium which was to be played outside in and orde--ann arbor... that is work him more graduated with honors! the game would have featured the detroit red wings. however, many people are experiencing that they are not able to find jobs after graduation. i do not care about the mitt romney.. deal or his religion, or the mormons or president obama or global warming. i want to get a young person a job. and old people has had a chance of the old person we have had our chance. and also michael
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yaki, and we will be here tuesday night. the world series, world series, world series. >> are you ready? >> yes. >> can you imagine if you tried to run for office? i to the want to be a player anymore!
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>> the autonomy, selection the economy. >> are we talking dynasty with the giants? >> that could be 3-4. if they had a victory next year. and i think the next dynasty was the cincinnati reds. with all of those players, pedros id they could have one more with buster posy. but if they have one more but i do not know it could be a bit premature. >> what is people does he have a problem with people having fun after the victory? >> and you can have fun and even the bonfire did not bother me but when your starting to deface other
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property. >> and burning things and if you have to do that for enjoyment stay home. however, i do not have a need defacing or graffiti on my hands. >> drink, dance, hug. and one of wanda's sang that why can you not that barry zito has not been able to battle through adversity. sst that? for many people to fight to get on the boss. we should all worried about. is $120 million. you are correct. >> and why it certainly has been found was there more joy in 2010? >> no.
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>> and michel petit really think that it would be less than 100,000 fans for a second place parade. >> positively. see you. [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank.
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